|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||Copeia|
|Discipline||Ichthyology and herpetology|
|Edited by||Scott A. Schaefer|
|Publisher||American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (United States)|
Copeia is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research in ichthyology and herpetology that was named after Edward Drinker Cope, a prominent American researcher in these fields. It is the official journal of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 0.644, ranking it 118th out of 151 journals in the category "Zoology".
On December 27, 1913, John Treadwell Nichols published the first issue of Copeia. This issue consisted of a single piece of paper folded to form four pages of information with five articles. The cover of the pamphlet bore the inscription: "Published by the contributors to advance the science of coldblooded vertebrates."
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